|Insight: Sierra Storytelling Festival|
The Sierra Storytelling Festival is this weekend at the North Columbia Schoolhouse near Nevada City. Today on Insight, you’ll meet three of the featured participants – John Deaderick, Robert Greygrass and Bil Lepp – and hear some of their stories.
Keywords: Sierra Storytelling Festival; North Columbia Schoolhouse; Nevada City; Nevada County; John Deaderick; Robert Greygrass; Bil Lepp; Martin Jenkins; Insight; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Howard Hersh / "Shadowlands" / "Life of Pi"|
Howard Hersh - You'll meet Nevada County composer Howard Hersh. Two of his works will soon have their world premieres. You'll learn about his creative process and hear clips from the two works. "Shadowlands" - You'll learn about the Volcano Theatre Company's Cobblestone Theatre and hear a scene from its latest production, "Shadowlands." It's based on the life of C.S. Lewis. "Life of Pi" - Author Yann Martel and illustrator Tomislav Torjanac are speaking tonight at California Lectures...
Keywords: Howard Hersh; composer Howard Hersh; Nevada County; world premiere; Shadowlands; C.S. Lewis; Volcano Theatre Company; Life of Pi; Yann Martel; illustrator Tomislav Torjanac; illustration competition; KXJZ; Insight; Martin Jenkins; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio
|Insight: "Collaborative Divorce" / Mary Mackey / Art of dating|
"Collaborative Divorce" - Today on Insight, you’ll meet the authors of "Collaborative Divorce." It's a new book that offers divorcing couples alternatives to dragging complex family issues through the court system. Peggy Thompson and Pauline Tesler offer tips and solutions to help families make the transition from one home to two. Mary Mackey - Author Mary Mackey tells you about her latest book, "The Notorious Mrs...
Keywords: collaborative divorce; Peggy Thompson; Pauline Tesler; The Notorious Mrs. Winston; author; Civil War novel; Mary Mackey; Crocker Art Museum; speed dating; Martin Jenkins; Insight; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Rural Homelessness / Grave Passage / Love Soup / Twilight Hotel|
Rural Homelessness - Homelessness isn't just a problem in cities. Today on Insight, we'll talk about homeless issues in rural counties with Elly Kozwolski, the director of El Dorado County's The Upper Room Dining Hall in Placerville. The Upper Room is affiliated with St. Patrick's Church and they serve dinner to seniors, children and their parents, veterans, lonely folks and the homeless. "Grave Passage" - A local professor has released his first novel - a mystery set aboard a cruise ship...
Keywords: rural homelessness; El Dorado County homeless; Upper Room Dining Hall; St. Patrick's Church; Grave Passage; cruis ship murdery mystery; William Doonan; Love Soup; vegetarian cookbook; Anna Thomas; Twilight Hotel; Dave Quanbury; Brandy Zdan; Highway Prayer; American River Music Festival; studio performance; Martin Jenkins; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Holocaust Survivor / Ritual Masks / Dick Smothers / Oliver Lake|
Holocaust Survivor - A holocaust survivor and Anne Frank contemporary is speaking tonight in Sacramento. Today on Insight, Elane Norych Gellar tells you about growing up in a concentration camp. "Sacred and Shared" - A new exhibit of Mexican Ritual Masks is opening tonight at La Raza Galeria Posada. You’ll meet collector Larry Hoover and hear how the masks are used in dances and ceremonies today...
Keywords: holocaust survivor; Elane Norych Gellar; concentration camps; Anne Frank, The Spirit of; Sacramento City College; Sacred and Shared; La Raza Galeria Posada; Mexican Ritual Masks; Larry Hoover; Dick Smothers; Smothers Brothers; Oliver Lake, jazz saxophonist; studio performance; Doug Everett; Martin Jenkins; David Watts Barton; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Mary Nichols / Lee Bob Watson / Iron Chef Cat Cora|
Mary Nichols - You'll meet Mary Nichols, the new chair of the California Air Resources Board recently appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger to replace Robert Sawyer. She talks with KXJZ Capitol Bureau Chief Marianne Russ. Lee Bob Watson - Musician Lee Bob Watson's new album, "Aficionado," is set for release today. You'll hear some songs from the new album. This segment originally aired June 22, 2007...
Keywords: Mary Nichols; California Air Resources Board; Marianne Russ; Lee Bob Watson; Aficionado; Grass Roots Record Company, Nevada City; musician; singer-songwriter; Iron Chef; Cat Cora; Food Network; Cooking from the Hip; Chefs for Humanity; Martin Jenkins; KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio
|Insight: "American Shaolin" / Butterscotch returns / Fireplace follow-up|
"American Shaolin" - Award-winning travel writer Matthew Polly is speaking in Sacramento this weekend. Today on Insight, Polly tells you about his book "American Shaolin" and what it was like to study kung fu with the monks in China. Butterscotch returns - Local beat-boxing champ Antoinette "Butterscotch" Clinton tells you what it was like to be a finalist on "America's Got Talent." Fireplace follow-up - In September, we talked about a new rule the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management ...
Keywords: American Shaolin: Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks, and the Legend of Iron Crotch: An Odyssey in the New China; Matthew Polly; kung fu; martial monks of Shaolin; Butterscotch; beat-boxing champ; America's Got Talent; Antoinette Clinton; fireplace regulation; Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District; Larry Greene; Martin Jenkins; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio